Module 1: Professional Accountability and Prescribing
Steps to evidence-informed practice
Evidence-informed practice involves four incremental steps from specifying what research evidence is needed, verifying source, through locating it, appraising it for quality and credibility, and finally applying it in clinical practice.
The following steps are associated with finding evidence to inform practice:
- Verify credibility
- Appraise & Critique
- Synthesize & Implement
- Lesson 5 – Appendix A – “Evidence-Informed Practice – Quick Reference Guide”